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Microsoft cuts another 2,100 jobs, with more losses to come

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Microsoft Research Lab among operations to close as Nadella continues reforms
19 Sep 2014

SAP acquires GlobalExpense-owner Concur for $7.3bn

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Deal for business expense management software provider sees SAP attempt to strengthen its position in the cloud
19 Sep 2014

Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

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Oracle co-founder becomes executive chairman and CTO while Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs
19 Sep 2014

eBay hacked, criticised for slow response

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Security intelligence questioned at auction site
18 Sep 2014

Data analytics firms make a serious play for telematics

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The rise of telematics in the insurance industry has data analytics vendors’ tongues wagging, Sooraj Shah investigates
18 Sep 2014

Apple updates privacy policy and Tim Cook denies NSA collaboration

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CEO Tim Cook assures Apple users the privacy policy will be updated regularly as the firm looks to the iWatch
19 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Scottish independence, Chinese hackers, iPhone 6 issues and Larry Ellison steps aside

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No escape: election fever even influences IT issues
19 Sep 2014

Enterprise Mobility – understanding the cultural revolution

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Intel's Jim Henry's speaks at Computing's Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 about the cultural change that comes with the mobility trend
18 Sep 2014

Chinese hackers breached US miltary contractors

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Senate report suggests 20 acts of Chinese cyber-espionage took place in one year, with poor communication in US government also partly to blame
18 Sep 2014

IoT case study: reducing water leaks by smart pressure management

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John Leonard talks to i2O Water software director Mike Williams about the Internet of Things, self-learning systems and the need for new architectures
18 Sep 2014
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IBM to staff: Compulsory retraining and a ten per cent pay cut

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Services giant demands that selected US staff undergo retraining, paying 10 per cent of their wage for the privilege
18 Sep 2014

The transition from Spine to Spine 2 - a success story or yet another NHS IT failure?

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Sooraj Shah reports on how the implementation of the Spine 2 – a platform that connects clinicians, patients and applications – is helping to restore the NHS’s reputation for project management
17 Sep 2014

IBM warns over proliferating use of banking Trojans in enterprise attacks

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Trojan malware features and functions being expanded to attack more targets
17 Sep 2014

Security technology was viewed like tax – nobody wanted to pay for it, says Vormetric CEO

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Alan Kessler tells Computing attitudes to security have changed, and it's now seen as an enabler rather than a hindrance
16 Sep 2014

JP Morgan denies that system blueprints were stolen in June cyber attack

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JP Morgan attackers took details of software run across the global bank – although bank denies that any money was taken
16 Sep 2014

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Gartner says security of mobile devices will continue to be an issue
Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices
15 Sep 2014

Analysis: Why is Adobe Acrobat so insecure?

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Acrobat used to be a simple application that replicated paper documents, but Adobe's efforts to update it have made it more insecure
15 Sep 2014

Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

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Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud
15 Sep 2014

Western security concerns are 'noise on the periphery' says Huawei exec, as firm looks to impress CIOs

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Huawei focused on attracting business of CIOs, says SVP Leroy G. Blimegger Jr as firm unveils partnership with Telefonica
17 Sep 2014

EU to tighten mobile payment regulations as Apple iPhone promises mobile payments boom

Apple launches iPhone 6 in two screen sizes
Council of Ministers plans to tighten rules on authentication of payments made via mobile wallets
17 Sep 2014

Google: Government demands for data up 150 per cent since 2009

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Twenty-eight per cent of all UK government requests rejected as more and more information is demanded by governments from Google
17 Sep 2014

TfL adoption of contactless payments to boost transactions to over 500m a year, claims Visa

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Card firm says Transport for London's new policy will be a catalyst for contactless payments
16 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Apple offers one-click U2 removal after Bono backlash

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly the last U2 fan on Earth
16 Sep 2014

HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

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But the firm's Russian subsidiary is hit with a $58.77m fine for bribing the Russian government
15 Sep 2014

Intel working on wireless PCs and $1,000 luxury smart bracelet

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Chip giant also plans wireless charging phone covers and wire-free PC-to-monitor connectivity
15 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

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Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014